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Alexander Hamilton, American

By: Richard Brookhiser
Published: ©1999, 2004
Pages: 240
Total Copies: 15
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & Memoirs | Presidents & Politics | Wars, American Revolution

Description: Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. At last Hamilton has found a modern biographer who can bring him to full-blooded life; Richard Brookhiser. In these pages, Alexander Hamilton sheds his skewed image as the “bastard brat of a Scotch peddler,” sex scandal survivor, and notoriously doomed dueling partner of Aaron Burr. Examined up close, throughout his meteoric and ever-fascinating (if tragically brief) life, Hamilton can at last be seen as one of the most crucial of the founders.

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